I am a software engineer with 6+ exp.
It is possible for a US employer to sponsor you for l1 if you qualify. The problem is to qualify, you must show you had worked for the employer in there facility outside of the US. Hence, the answer to the question you posted is probably no.
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L-1 requires at least one continuous year outside u.s., at qualifying employer, within the three years prior to filing.
I see no facts that would support a L visa
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